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Clarification: Annapolis Primary story

Tuesday - 9/17/2013, 1:10pm  ET

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- In a story Sept. 16, The Associated Press reported that third party candidates cannot vote. The story should have made clear that voters registered with third parties cannot vote in the Republican and Democratic primaries.

A clarified version of the story is below:

Residents in Annapolis are preparing to vote for candidates for mayor and City Council.

Tuesday's primary will determine the Democratic and Republican nominees for mayor and three council seats.

The Capital of Annapolis reports ( that for the Democrats, Mayor Josh Cohen is running against lawyer Bevin Buchheister. On the Republican side, mayoral candidates are Bob O'Shea, Frank Bradley and Mike Pantelides.

Only registered Democrats and Republicans can vote in their own party's primary. Third party voters cannot vote in the primary election.

The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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